The time is here for the qualifier round of the Big Bas League. Brisbane Heat is set to face Sidney Sixers on January 19, 2024. Are you prepared? Explore this blog to learn everything about the match and stay connected with & for timely sports updates.

This showdown features a one-time champion against a three-time winner. Who will secure the ticket to the final? Both teams exhibit considerable strength. Brisbane Heat navigated through the round stages flawlessly, not dropping a single game. Nevertheless, they faced a defeat against the Perth Scorchers in their last match. Conversely, the Sidney Sixers leapfrogged the Scorchers, concluding the round at rank 2. They executed an exceptional chase, successfully pursuing a target of 198 runs.

Key details of the match

Name of the teams:

Brisbane Heat & Sidney Sixers

Date & Time:

The match will be played on 19/1/2024 at 2:10 PM


The venue of the match is Heritage Bank Stadium, Carrara, Australia.

Pitch report:

Heritage Bank Stadium features a grass pitch that generally favors bowlers over batters. The stadium has hosted two T20I matches in the past, with one match won by the batting team and the other by the second batting team. Sidney Sixers boast a successful history on this pitch, securing victory in five out of six matches. In contrast, Brisbane Heat has a less impressive record, winning only two out of the eight matches played. The average score for the first batting team on this pitch is 126, with the highest score being 145/9, achieved by West Indies. South Africa holds the record for the lowest score on this pitch, managing only 108 runs.

Weather report:

As per the weather forecast, expect temperatures ranging from approximately 23 to 32 degrees Celsius. The precipitation is projected to be 30%, humidity levels at 83%, and the wind speed is anticipated to be around 11 km/hr. The forecast indicates a possibility of rain on the day of the match.


Brisbane Heat Predicted Playing XI:

Jimmy Peirson (wk), Nathan McSweeney (c), Matt Renshaw, Max Bryant, Paul Walter, Michael Neser, Xavier Bartlett, Spencer Johnson, Matthew Kuhnemann, Mitchell Swepson, Josh Brown.

Sydney Sixers Predicted Playing XI:

Kurtis Patterson, Josh Philippe (wk), Moises Henriques (c), Jordan Silk, Jack Edwards, Hayden Kerr, Sean Abbott, Ben Dwarshuis, Steve OKeefe, Todd Murphy, Daniel Hughes.

Our prediction & analysis:

As per our sports experts, both teams stand an equal chance of winning the match. However, the Sidney Sixers are considered to have a higher probability of success, mainly attributed to their robust bowling lineup. Choosing to field first is up to the team that wins the toss.

Final words:

The Sidney Sixers are favored to win the match. Watch the match and stay connected to & for timely sports updates.